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the africans were prohibited from playing or making instruments. >> (speaking spanish). >> so they were forced to make their own instruments. >> (speaking spanish). >> so they use the surroundings and big jars and they used to have water or other type was drinks. >> (speaking spanish). >> covered with leather skin. >> (speaking spanish). >> and they make the drums.
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>>. >> (speaking spanish). (drums). (applause). >> (speaking spanish). >> this instrument is called dungo. >> spr (speaking spanish).
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>> we have two but only one was used. >> (speaking spanish). >> this is one that was used north of the capital. >> (speaking spanish). >> in the cities of the country >> (speaking spanish). >> when he was a child he was
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able to see those instruments and on extension today. (drums). (applause)
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. >> this is a donkey's jaw. it could be a horse or a donkey. >> donkey's jaw. >> and it's played by spiking it and to make the rattle sound and also creates this.
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(applause). >> (speaking spanish) sorry.
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(speaking spanish). >> this is the kahita and it is created as the -- i don't know that word. how do you say that? the piggy bank. you know where the boxes and the churches collect money? yeah. this is the original he here. yeah. >> (speaking spanish) (laughing)
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(speaking spanish). >> this instrument is called c carete and with the right hand and the left hand and open and shuts in a rhythmic time.
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>> (speaking spanish). >> so this instrument is called sen sero but it's actually a cow bell. >> (moo). >> it was made out of material. >> (speaking spanish).
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>> but for the african and any instrument that create a rhythm or a sound will become an instrument. (speaking spanish) (applause). >> (speaking spanish).
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>> these are the spanish influences. >> (speaking spanish). >> they adapted to the style of this type of music
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(applause). >> (speaking spanish). >> these are just simple spoons, kitchen spoons. (applause). >> (speaking spanish). >> and here we have our
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principle instrument. >> (speaking spanish). >> the name of this instrument is called cajon. >> (speaking spanish). >> in certain places in africa this instrumentality existed. >> (speaking spanish). >> and the percussionist will play with their hands and their feet. >> (speaking spanish). >> with the african slave trade
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he used to be in the ports. this type of boxes. >> (speaking spanish). >> so they were sit over these big boxes and play over them. >> (speaking spanish). >> but for the blacks these type of instruments were not allowed to be played because they were too loud and for the church they
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will provoke movement that was not appropriate. >> (speaking spanish). >> they could also work as a form of communication with the drumming patterns. >> (speaking spanish). >> this was what was going on in africa. >> (speaking spanish). >> and from some of the sounds they used to play that we almost lost all of them we still have some that he remembers. >> (speaking spanish). >> for instance -- >> (speaking spanish).
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>> this means "attention be alert. something is going to happen". >> (speaking spanish). >> wake up. wake up. >> wake up, wake up. (speaking spanish). >> and this are some of the drumming patterns that have been rescued by the cultural association. >> (speaking spanish).
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>> the african and review itse s size. >> (speaking spanish). >> to the actual size that he has. >> (speaking spanish). >> the reason why this drum was reduced in its size it was the intention of hiding it from the dominant class so they will not be oppressed by playing it. >> (speaking spanish)
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>> (speaking spanish). >> for these wonderful instrument called cajon it's put into different styles. also the cajon today is incorporated intd international music. >> (speaking spanish).
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>> (drums). (music). (applause).
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(music). (applause). >> (speaking spanish).
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>> yeah. this is a style called lando. and it comes from undue. >> (speaking spanish). >> this was a dance of a ritual. >> (speaking spanish).
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>> and had the idea that the name is lamelinda. >> (speaking spanish). >> which was movement with the pelvic area. >> (speaking spanish) thank you very much. >> (speaking spanish).
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>> and this was considered not proper. so it was done in a different way. >> (speaking spanish). >> and those are softer movements and what we're going to show. >> (speaking spanish). >> which later became simbac simbacutcu. >> (speaking spanish). >> and sim bameans salute and couca means dance. >> that is it. okay. (speaking
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spanish) (music). (applause). >> (speaking spanish). >> and later on it becomes the simba couca. (music).
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(music). (applause). >> (speaking spanish). >> one of the stars also and they would play with the guitar which is not here today and also the violin. >> (speaking spanish). >> and it was called sapa tao.
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>> (speaking spanish). >> okay. so dance to the sound of a violin or the guitar is one of the unique forms of perare you vaifian dance and brought with the african slave trade in the 16th century. the spaniards started it and not only as a form of social dominance but ways of enforce their ideology and with the footwork and done individually or in a group. >> (speaking spanish).
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>> so we started with a certain type of dance until at least two dance we challenge each other, yes. >>


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